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Close to 200 people gathered at the Lang Center in New York June 25 to remember [[Workers World]] Contributing Editor [[Pat Chin]], who died of breast cancer May 16. The meeting, billed as a celebration of her life, featured talks, performances, photo and literature displays and a videotape, all paying tribute to this remark able revolutionary and her contributions to the struggle for socialism.
 
Close to 200 people gathered at the Lang Center in New York June 25 to remember [[Workers World]] Contributing Editor [[Pat Chin]], who died of breast cancer May 16. The meeting, billed as a celebration of her life, featured talks, performances, photo and literature displays and a videotape, all paying tribute to this remark able revolutionary and her contributions to the struggle for socialism.
  
Former U.S. Attorney General [[Ramsey Clark]], Haiti’s [[National People’s Party]] Secretary General [[Ben Dupuy]], [[Korea Truth Commission]] leader [[Yoomi Jeong]], anti-death-penalty lawyer [[Joan Gibbs]], and Yugoslav anti-imperialist writer [[Nadja Tesich]] addressed the gathering. A long lineup of [[Workers World Party]] members also paid tribute<ref>http://www.workers.org/2005/us/pat-chin-0707/</ref>.  
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Former U.S. Attorney General [[Ramsey Clark]], Haiti’s [[National People’s Party]] Secretary General [[Ben Dupuy]], [[Korea Truth Commission]] leader [[Yoomi Jeong]], anti-death-penalty lawyer [[Joan Gibbs]], and Yugoslav anti-imperialist writer [[Nadja Tesich]] addressed the gathering. A long lineup of [[Workers World Party]] members also paid tribute<ref>http://www.workers.org/2005/us/pat-chin-0707/</ref>.
  
 
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Revision as of 00:52, 6 February 2010

Pat Chin

Supporting Aristide

On April 7 2004 in the Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College. A multinational crowd of 2,000, mainly people from Haiti and the English-speaking Caribbean, packed the hall to hear a program entitled "An Evening with Friends of Haiti: The Truth Behind the Haiti Coup."

A broad range of speakers and cultural performers ignited the stage for three-and-a-half hours to express heartfelt anti-imperialist solidarity with the besieged Caribbean country. Haiti has once again suffered a horrific atrocity with the U.S.-orchestrated kidnapping of its democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, on Feb. 29.

The rally was co-chaired by Kim Ives and Karine Jean-Pierre from Haiti Support Network (HSN), with Pat Chin and Sara Flounders from the Workers World Party controlled International Action Center.

Other speakers included Alina Sixto, Family Lavalas New York/Tri-State Area; Rep. Major Owens of Brooklyn; Mario Dupuy, Aristide's state secretary of communication; Don Rojas, Amy Goodman and Bernard White, WBAI-Pacifica Radio; Ray LaForest, Haitian labor organizer, District Council 1707; Brian Concannon, human-rights attorney; Brooklyn College student Starr Bernard; Serge Lilavois, Support Committee for PPN; Los Angeles anti-police brutality activist Michael Zinzun; Dominican activist Marc Torres; and Haitian performers Marguerite Laurent and Phantoms[1].

Memorial for Pat Chin

Close to 200 people gathered at the Lang Center in New York June 25 to remember Workers World Contributing Editor Pat Chin, who died of breast cancer May 16. The meeting, billed as a celebration of her life, featured talks, performances, photo and literature displays and a videotape, all paying tribute to this remark able revolutionary and her contributions to the struggle for socialism.

Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, Haiti’s National People’s Party Secretary General Ben Dupuy, Korea Truth Commission leader Yoomi Jeong, anti-death-penalty lawyer Joan Gibbs, and Yugoslav anti-imperialist writer Nadja Tesich addressed the gathering. A long lineup of Workers World Party members also paid tribute[2].

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